DROPS design: Pattern no bf-011
Yarn group C + C + C
Circumference approx. 170 cm / 67'' (incl filling)
Diameter: approx. 50 cm / 20''
Height: approx. 22 cm / 8 3/4''
DROPS BIG FABEL from Garnstudio
1000 g color no 900, pink/yellow/green
500 g color no 109, dark pink
DROPS FABEL from Garnstudio
750 g colour no 161, pink dream
400 g colour no 109, dark pink
DROPS CROCHET HOOK size 8 mm / L/11 – or size needed to get 8 sc in width x 10 rows vertically with 3 strands Big Fabel = 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4''.
1-2 down duvets for filling (it is important to use down as this is the best to shape the form). A cheap duvet is perfectly fine – we have used summer down duvets that weigh approx. 1400 g).
+ 1 jersey sheet in one of the colors on pouf (so that the duvet is protected and not visible).
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Replace first sc at beg of every round with ch 1. Finish round with 1 sl st in ch from beg of round.
Worked in 2 pieces, fill it and work the 2 pieces tog.
Ch 4 on hook size 8 mm / L/11 with 2 strands pink/yellow/green and 1 strand dark pink (= 3 strands) or 4 threads pink dream + 2 threads dark pink (= 6 threads)and form a ring with 1 sl st in first ch.
Then work sc in the round as follows:
ROUND 1: READ CROCHET INFO! Work 6 sc in ch-ring.
ROUND 2: Work 2 sc in every sc = 12 sc.
ROUND 3: * Work 1 sc in first sc, 2 sc in next sc *, repeat from *-* the entire round = 18 sc.
ROUND 4: * Work 1 sc in each of the first 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc *, repeat from *-* the entire round = 24 sc.
ROUND 5: * Work 1 sc in each of the next 3 sc, 2 sc in next sc *, repeat from *-* the entire round = 30 sc.
Continue inc like this (i.e. on every round, work 1 sc more between every time 2 sc are worked in same st) until there are 144 sc on round and piece measures approx. 50 cm / 20'' in diameter, insert 1 marker.
Then work 1 sc in every sc until piece measures 22 cm / 8 3/4'' from marker. Fasten off.
Begin as on first piece and work the same way until there are 144 sc on round and piece measures approx. 50 cm / 20'' in diameter.
Fill the pouf as follows: Place the 2 duvets tog as one thick duvet and pull a jersey sheet over one side of the duvet. Push the duvet in to the largest piece of pouf (make sure that the jersey sheet is at the edge). Place the second piece of pouf on the top and work tog with 3 strands as follows: 1 sl st in first sc on one part, 1 sl st in first sc on the other part, * 1 sl st in next sc on the first part, 1 sl st in next sc on the other part *, repeat from *-* the entire round and finish with 1 sl st in first sl st from beg of round. Fasten off.
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